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Maine Farmers' Markets


What’s new and different at farmers’ markets across the state of Maine.  We’ll hear from a cross-section of farmer’s markets in the state about what they offer and how they’ve changed over the years as well as the challenges and opportunities they face.

Guests:  Leigh Hallett, Executive Director, Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets

Zizi Vlaun, Center for Ecology Based Economy

Mark Guzzi, farmer at Peacemeal Farm (Orono, Bangor, and Belfast FMs)

View this "MPBN Out & About" video at the Brunswick Farmers' Market: http://youtu.be/LFGbV75rGGI

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